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History & Criticism
  • Author:
    David Rachels,Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
  • ISBN:
    0820319783
  • ISBN13:
    978-0820319780
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  • Publisher:
    Univ of Georgia Pr; illustrated edition edition (June 1, 1998)
  • Pages:
    351 pages
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    History & Criticism
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Start by marking Augustus Baldwin Longstreet's Georgia Scenes Completed as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. In this collection, David Rachels corrects these errors, adds nine previously uncollected "Georgia Scenes" to Longstreet's original set of nineteen stories, and includes a selection of items published anonymously in Longstreet's newspaper and discussion of lost manuscripts of Georgia Scenes. In the introduction, Rachels surveys Longstreet's place in literature and provides an up-to-date look at the legends and facts of Longstreet's life.

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Augustus Baldwin Longstreet (September 22, 1790 – July 9, 1870) was an American lawyer, minister, educator, and humorist, known for his book Georgia Scenes. He was the uncle of the senior Confederate General James Longstreet. Longstreet was born in Augusta, Georgia, a son of the inventor William Longstreet. He graduated at Yale University in 1813, studied law in Litchfield, Connecticut, and was admitted to the bar in Richmond County, Georgia

Georgia Scenes has been flawed from the outset

Georgia Scenes has been flawed from the outset. In this collection, David Rachels corrects these errors, adds nine previously uncollected "Georgia Scenes" to Longstreet's original set of nineteen stories, and includes a selection of items published anonymously in Longstreet's newspaper and a discussion of lost manuscripts of Georgia Scenes.

Augustus Baldwin Longstreet. Augustus Baldwin Longstreet's Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, Etc. in the First Half Century of the Republic has long been considered the first important work of ""Old Southwestern"" humor. in the First Half Century of the Republic has long been considered the first important work of ""Old Southwestern"" humor and more lately has been recognized as a seminal example of literary realism.

In 1835 Augustus Baldwin Longstreet published Georgia's first important literary work, Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, Etc. in the First Half Century of the Republic. Because of this book he is remembered most often as a literary figure. Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

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Longstreet's good-natured narrators paint a lively picture of the Georgia .

Longstreet's good-natured narrators paint a lively picture of the Georgia contrasting rural and village life and the clash of the vernacular and genteel cultures. Southern Classics Series. Longstreet is remembered for one book, "Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, & et. in the First Half Century of the Republic" (1835), a collection of humorous, racy newspaper sketches of the life of Middle Georgia during the early nineteenth century.

This dissertation provides authoritative texts for all twenty-seven sketches.

Augustus Baldwin Longstreet's Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, Etc in the First Half Century of the Republic is corrected in this volume and nine previously uncollected Georgia Scenes are added to the original set of 19 stories.